Subway Vs Subway

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Public transportation is a cornerstone of many of the world’s metropolitan areas. Without underground trains, buses, ferries, and the like, many cities of the world would not be as accessible or livable as they are in the modern era. Two cities that heavily rely on their public transit systems are Paris and New York City. Both cities have an extensive history of reliance on their underground system. Using the metro in Paris or subway in New York is a common and expected occurrence for residents and tourist alike. The Métro and Subway consistently rank within the top ten on various worlds’ metro lists. Also, these systems are considered the most superior rapid transit systems in their respective regions. However, how do these two systems fair…show more content…
A key attribute that is important in a personal assessment of the livability of a city always involves the accessibility of its transportation system. For nearly three months, I have gained knowledge on how Parisians live as a user of the Paris metro. Often, I compared my experiences here to that of my experiences using the New York subway. Before research, I believed the following statement: The Paris Métro is an affordable public transportation system, but with many challenges, such as navigation difficulties and inaccessible routes of transport within Paris City. The New York City Subway, while it provides users with more direct travel methods and appears more accessible, has a rising fare cost, which are cause for concern and undesirable characteristics that the system has yet to shake. However after conducting research on both systems, this hypothesis has been proven…show more content…
Interestingly, these are amongst the longest routes in the Subway system. The distance between stations on line 1 is consistently between 0.3 miles and 0.4 miles or 482m and 643m from station to station. On line 1, one notices more frequent trains stop the further into lower Manhattan one goes, compared to the frequency of train stops in upper Manhattan and the Bronx. On line 5 as with lines A, L, and R, the distance from station to station is dependent on where the train is in subway system. In Manhattan, line 5 skips two to five stops per major stops and has a distance of 1.3 to 1.5 miles or 2092.15m to 2414.02m between these stations. Since this service is local in the Bronx and Brooklyn, its distances between stations are similar to that of line

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